Matthew Rollo ’22 breaks language barriers during CRAL internship in Strasbourg

French and history double major Matthew Rollo ‘22 (McCordsville, Indiana) is working this semester as an English language teaching assistant at the Centre de Ressources et d’Apprentissage des Langues (CRAL) at the University of Strasbourg. Every Thursday, Rollo observes two intermediate-level ESL classes that are conversation-based, revolving around presentations and discussions. “For example, students have

By |2020-03-12T11:02:46-04:00March 12th, 2020|French, History, Internships, News, Study Abroad|

Collaborative CentreTerm courses allow students to study Alexander Hamilton in New York City

Ben Knoll, John Marshall Harlan Associate Professor of Politics, and Tara Strauch, assistant professor of history, taught separate CentreTerm courses that had several collaborative components, including a six-day trip to New York City to see the musical “Hamilton,” as well as conduct historical tours of downtown and uptown Manhattan to visit the locations where Alexander

By |2020-03-04T13:24:19-05:00March 4th, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, History, News, Politics|

Students create their own ‘imagined museums’ during Centre-in-Strasbourg course

Mark Rasmussen, Charles J. Luellen Professor of English, taught a new course as part of the Centre-in-Strasbourg program this past fall, titled “Museums and European Culture.” The final project asked students to design a museum on a topic of their interest and to describe, in detail, an exhibit in the museum. Centre students observe

Centre students conduct research on former Kentucky governor’s assassination

During CentreTerm 2020, Jon Earle, associate professor of history, taught a course titled “Assassins” that allowed 30 Centre College students to explore the history of the idea and practice of assassinations in global history. The outcome of the students’ work was a podcast series and website, titled “Murder, Memory and Martyrdom: The Assassination of Governor

By |2020-03-03T16:55:37-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Academics, CentreTerm, History, Research|

William Frentz ’13 competes on USA Deaf Men’s National Soccer Team

William Frentz ’13 was part of the USA Deaf Men's National Soccer Team that won the Deaf Pan American Games in Temuco, Chile, during tournament play, Nov. 10-18. "We won all four games, serving as a qualifier for the 2020 Deaf World Cup in South Korea and 2021 Deaflympics," Frentz says. "The top three teams

By |2019-11-20T14:04:03-05:00November 20th, 2019|Alumni, History, News|

New faculty join Centre College for 2019-20

Centre College is proud to welcome 19 new full-time faculty members from across all three academic divisions, all of whom add to the quality, strength, diversity and curiosity that defines a Centre education. The campus community looks forward to their many contributions in teaching, scholarship and service. Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean

Sara Egge’s book on women’s suffrage earns two awards

A book by Claude D. Pottinger Associate Professor of History Sara Egge, Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest (University of Iowa Press, 2018), has received two prestigious awards: the Gita Chaudhuri Prize from the Western Association of Women Historians (WAWH) and the Benjamin Shambaugh Award from the State Historical Society of Iowa for the

By |2019-10-24T12:12:55-04:00October 24th, 2019|History, News|

Centre again named ‘Best College in Kentucky’ by Forbes

Forbes recently ranked Centre the best in Kentucky in its annual listing of the top colleges in each state. The designation confirms Centre’s reputation as the Commonwealth's premier college, offering the best value in terms of affordability, opportunity and achievement. To explain Centre's distinction on the list, Forbes referenced the Centre Commitment  as something that

Centre College announces 2019 tenure and promotions

The following faculty tenure and promotions were recently announced at Centre College: Leonard Demoranville Awarded Tenure and Promotion to Associate Professor Leonard Demoranville Leonard Demoranville joined the Centre faculty in 2012 as visiting assistant professor of chemistry. Before coming to Centre, Demoranville spent time as a National Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellow at the National

By |2019-07-12T20:51:15-04:00July 11th, 2019|Chemistry, Classics, History, Mathematics, News, Psychology, Religion|

Alumni in the News: Owensboro native finds success as archaeologist

This article was originally published in The Owensboro Times. When Centre College alumnus Brad Erickson ’09 was in high school, he once built a computer just for fun because he enjoyed tinkering with things. Others noticed that even at an early age he enjoyed putting things together and taking them apart, studying the science of

By |2019-07-10T13:39:54-04:00July 10th, 2019|Careers, History, News, Religion, Study Abroad|
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